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IT Certification Press Releases

Press releases and industry news published by certification vendors, training companies, and other members of the IT certification marketplace.

Pluralsight Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

Pluralsight, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 20,700,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $15.00 per share

Survey: Fewer Than 1 in 3 Companies Ready for May 25 GDPR Deadline

ISACA research identifies GDPR compliance barriers and benefits as the GDPR compliance deadline looms two weeks away. Fewer than 30 percent of companies will be ready, according to a new global survey conducted by ISACA.

CompTIA Statement on Administration’s Elimination of Top Cybersecurity Official

CompTIA released the following statement from CompTIA’s executive vice president for public advocacy Elizabeth Hyman regarding the Department of Homeland Security's release of its comprehensive cybersecurity strategy.

Lisbeth McNabb Joins the Linux Foundation as CFO and COO

The Linux Foundation, the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build and advance open technology, today announced Lisbeth McNabb is joining the organization as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

French Police Strengthen Tech Skills of Investigators Through EC-Council

The 2017 Norton Cybersecurity Insights report showed that France lost €6.1 billion (USD $7.1 billion) to cybercrime, with over 19 million citizens data compromised, an astounding 42% of the population, affected.

BCS Announces Winner of National Cipher Challenge 2018

A pupil from Sir Roger Manwood's School in Sandwich, Kent has been announced top female code breaker in the 2018 National Cipher Challenge. Claire Carlotti has been awarded the BCS Ada Lovelace prize after taking part in the annual competition.

Neha Sandhu Named Red Hat’s 2018 Certified Professional of the Year

Sandhu honored for thought leadership and innovation using Red Hat technologies, including Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

(ISC)² Announces 2018 Information Security Leadership Awards Government Winners

(ISC)², the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals, today announced the winners of the 15th annual Information Security Leadership Awards (ISLA®) Government.

New CompTIA Report Examines Operational Efficiency Challenges among Technology Providers

As IT channel companies shift their focus from hardware sales to service-centric business models, they are contending with new and complex operational challenges that affect the bottom line, according to a new report from CompTIA.

Red Hat Announces 2018 Women in Open Source Award Winners

Dana Lewis, founder of the OpenAPS movement; and Zui Dighe, Duke University student; recognized for open source contributions. The Women in Open Source Awards honor women who make important contributions to open source projects.

CompTIA: Growth in IT Services, Software Lead April Employment Gains for U.S. IT Sector

7,000 new IT jobs added last month, the third straight month of employment growth. Employment gains were strongest in the IT services and custom software category.

(ISC)² Security Congress to Host More Than 100 Expert Security Sessions

Women in cybersecurity represented nearly 25 percent of 550 speaker submissions on topics ranging from cloud and infrastructure security to quantum computing and blockchain. Security Congress will be held Oct. 8-10.

(ISC)², A Cloud Guru Team Up to Offer More Cloud Security Training

(ISC)² members to receive exclusive, one-month membership to A Cloud Guru. A Cloud Guru is made up of a community of 500,000+ engineers in more than 170 countries and delivers a broad array of cloud computing courses.

CompTIA Launches Global Tech Career Directory for Women and Girls

A new online resource created for women and girls seeking information on careers in technology has been launched by CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association, and its Advancing Women in Technology Community.

Red Hat to Livestream Red Hat Summit Press Conference and General Sessions

Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced livestream details for Red Hat Summit 2018, May 8-10 in San Francisco. Red Hat will livestream all general sessions during the event.

New Mini-Doc Highlights How CompTIA is Working to Close Skills, Diversity Gaps

WorkingNation and CompTIA’s philanthropic arm, Creating IT Futures, collaborate to show how programs helping untapped talent transfer their skills to quality jobs are increasingly important for a healthy workforce pipeline.